Fortunately, there is a wonderful plant that has an enormous amount of properties that favor our state of health, this plant is known as laurel, which is often used as a condiment in the kitchen.
In addition, in ancient times the Romans and Greeks shared their belief in the properties of this plant, so they only used it for cooking, but also as a medicinal herb.
Next, in this article we will show you a wonderful natural recipe made with laurel that you will love and that will help you to feel better and fight insomnia.
What you should know about bay leaves
You will need to:
-6 bay leaves.
Mode of use:
You should only burn the bay leaves in a suitable container. Remember that the leaves must be dry to burn without problems. After a few minutes the delicious aroma will be present.
Among many of the benefits that this plant brings are:
-Reduces blood pressure
-Lowers bad cholesterol
-Regulates blood sugar levels.
On the other hand, this wonderful plant not only has a calming effect, since it is also an excellent anti-inflammatory helping to reduce pain and prevent epileptic seizures.
The laurel plant is native to the Mediterranean and belongs to the Lauraceae family of plants. Its scientific name is Laurus nobilis L. In addition, it is also known as European laurel or kitchen laurel.
This medicinal plant is composed of tannins, essential oil, various organic acids, unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidant and bactericidal substances, as well as minerals such as manganese, calcium, potassium, magnesium, among others.
Note: It is very important that you always keep in mind not to ingest large amounts of bay leaves, because it can become toxic.